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Amec Foster Wheeler wins methanol plant contract

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Yuhuang Chemical Inc. (YCI), a subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Company Ltd (SYCC), has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler’s Global Power Group (GPG) a contract to supply an auxiliary boiler for a methanol facility under construction in St. James Parish, Louisiana, US.

GPG will design and supply a shop-assembled auxiliary boiler that will provide the equivalent of approximately 60 MW of high pressure steam for the first phase of YCI’s methanol facility. The scope of supply will also include the fan, ductwork, combustion system, heat recovery and selective catalytic reduction equipment to meet emissions requirements.

Gary Nedelka, President of Amec Foster Wheeler’s GPG, said: “This award, to supply this critical steam source for YCI's first major project in the US, demonstrates our industry expertise and experience. We are delighted to be working with YCI and look forward to playing a part in developing this new methanol facility.”

Charlie Yao, President and CEO, YCI, added: “YCI is excited about moving forward to build a major methanol plant in St. James Parish, Louisiana and about having partners like Amec Foster Wheeler’s Global Power Group who will supply a critical piece of equipment to the project and the business.

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